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University Hires New Dean of School of Business and Economics

University Hires New Dean of School of Business and Economics

By Paige Wearmouth Newly appointed dean of the School of Business and Economics, Bill Bowman, intends to encourage fundraising for the rapidly expanding school. The Catholic University announced on April 5th the appointment of Dean Bowman, who will begin his work this August. Bowman graduated with honors as an engineering student from Northwestern University. He […]

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From the President’s Bookshelf: A Review

University President, John Garvey reviews A Deeper Vision: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the Twentieth Century, by Robert Royal A Deeper Vision: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the Twentieth Century is a big book. It clocks in at just under six hundred pages and just over two pounds. The sheer heft of the volume suits […]

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The Politics Corner – 4/1/16

By Christopher Motola Trump and Cruz Ignite Twitter War The Republican rivalry between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump became even more intense following a controversial ad that aired from a pro-Cruz Super PAC on the eve of the Utah Primaries. The ad, which was released by Make America Awesome Super PAC, displayed a photo of […]

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Administration Announces Tuition Increase for Next Term

By Duane Paul Murphy The Board of Trustees at the Catholic University of America announced on Tuesday a 3.8% increase in tuition and student fees for the 2016/2017 academic year. This announcement comes in the wake of the administration’s future or proposed plans to expand and renovate the school’s infrastructure as well as maintain and […]

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University Participates in Supreme Court Hearing

University Participates in Supreme Court Hearing

By Vincent Ottomanelli Last week on March 23rd oral arguments were presented before the Supreme Court concerning a lawsuit by Little Sisters of the Poor. The lawsuit is about the employer mandate for the provision of contraceptives under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The law requires that most employers provide healthcare, […]

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Woman in Science Profile: Nancy Adleman Ph. D.

By Angelica Sisson Nancy Adleman, Ph.D. is an advisor for the Neuroscience minor and an Asisstant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Catholic University of America. Adleman graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience from Stanford University in 1999. She continued her academic career at Stanford’s University […]

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Catholic University Swimmer Rookie Becomes a Record Holder

Catholic University Swimmer Rookie Becomes a Record Holder

By Christine Loughery Moments before her 200 butterfly race, with her team lined up along the side of the pool for support, Emily Messina stood behind her lane strategizing her upcoming swim at the 2016 Landmark Conference championship meet. As she stepped up onto the block for the start of the race her team screamed, […]

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University Announces Commencement Speakers

By: Paige Wearmouth Approval and excitement is expressed following the announcement that Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, comedy team and married couple, will speak at the Commencement ceremony of the Class of 2016 at The Catholic University of America on May 14th. The university’s office of Marketing and Communications made the announcement to the Catholic University […]

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The Politics Corner – March 18, 2016

By Christopher Motola Super Tuesday II Tightens the Race This past Tuesday (dubbed ‘Super Tuesday II’) was an exciting one for both parties. The Republican Party races saw Donald Trump score major victories in Florida, Illinois, and North Carolina. Donald Trump’s victory in Florida over Marco Rubio prompted Rubio’s suspension of his own campaign shortly […]

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Custodian Passes Away in Residence Hall

By Angelica Sisson Students found Denise Reid, a member of Catholic University’s custodial staff, unconscious on the bathroom floor of Ryan Hall on Sunday, March 13th. Several Resident Assistants called the Department of Public Safety who in turn called the Maryland Police Department. The preliminary examination revealed that Denise Reid had died of natural causes. […]

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